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A Day in the Atlas Mountains including Souk Visits – from Marrakech

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Key Highlights
  • Spend a day amidst the untamed beauty of the Atlas Mountains
  • Ride a horse though the stunning valleys and observe local traditions at the souks
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide and conducted in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    4 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0930h (9:30am)
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Marrakech.
    (Please advise us of your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Marrakech

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview Leave Marrakech for the day to visit the untamed beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Here you will find exotic plants, coloured cliffs and beautiful mountain streams. Visit the local souks (markets) in Tahanaout and Asni and get a feel of the culture and traditions of the Atlas Mountains which have changed little over the centuries.

    Visit the valleys of Ouirgane that overlook quaint villages and brilliant landscapes. Ride a horse through the lush countryside and remote villages. Also visit the gravesite and the home of Rabbi Ben Diouane who is revered for his ability to cure blindness.


    Your tour begins with a pick up from you hotel in Marrakech at 0930h (9:30am). Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will embark on a journey into the Atlas Mountains. En route you will get to see a vast array of vegetation, mountain streams, coloured rock cliffs, Berber villages and local mouttain people.

    Visit the local souks at Tahanaout and Asni ( takes place on Tuesdays and Satudays), this is a wonderful opportunity to photograph colourful and traditional rural markets which are bustling with activity.

    Continue your trip through to Ouirgane, with its famous hillside views overlooking local villages. At this point we will break for lunch (at own expense). From this area, you may mule trek through scenic countryside and remote villages, hike through similarly beautiful terrain, or ride horses from the stables at La Roseraie (at own expense). You may also visit the nearby gravesite and former home of Rabbi Ben Diouane, a Jewish saint revered around the world for his ability to cure blindness.

    At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel in Marrakech.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • All transfers
    • English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pick up & drop off
    • Meals & drinks
    • Horse Riding
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

    Additional info

    Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.

  • Customer Reviews
    • A wonderful experience A camal ride would have been the topping on the cake....

      Bella Belfon-rose, United Kingdom, 20/Mar/2016
    • Stunning views, a must do tour when visiting Marrakech/Morocco

      Booking was easy to do online and well informed after via E-mail. We got picked up at our hotel with a driver and a very good speaking English tour guide (it was a private...

      MR M H T EMANS, United Kingdom, 05/May/2014
    • loved it !!

      We was picked up from our Riad (tucked right in the Medina , even the locals had trouble finding it ) by mohammed and a driver in a new mpv . we enjoyed the trip very much he...

      MRS A E BROWN, United Kingdom, 01/Jan/2013

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